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Sudden melt strikes glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula

Sudden melt strikes glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula

The area in question is near the "Eltanin Bay" label. NASA Antarctica's glaciers have been making headlines during the past year, and not in a good way. Whether it's a massive ice shelf facing imminent risk of collapse, glaciers in the West ... ArsTechnica, 12 hours ago

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Yet another Antarctic ice mass is becoming destabilized, scientists report

The troubling news continues this week for the Antarctic peninsula region, which juts out from the icy continent. Last week, scientists documented threats to the Larsen C and the remainder of the Larsen B ice shelf (most of which collapsed in 2002).
 Austin American Statesman3 days ago More bad news for Antarctica's massive melting ice shelves  Washington Post3 days ago
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Melting in Antarctica is worst in 1,000 years

The amount of ice melting on the Antarctic Peninsula has increased dramatically in recent decades. For the first time, scientists have managed to demonstrate that ten times more ice melts in the summer months on the Antarctic Peninsula now than it ...
 Al Jazeera3 days ago

Antarctic in 'dramatic' ice loss

Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study. The ice streams were broadly stable up until 2009, since when they have been losing on the order ...
 BBC4 days ago

Scientists find large Antarctic ice shelves closer to collapse than they thought

A large iceberg that has calved from a glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula, as seen by Operation IceBridge scientists in 2012. Image: NASA/Jefferson Beck By Andrew Freedman 2015-05-18 22:41:18 UTC In 2002, two-thirds of the massive Larsen B ice ...
 Mashable1 week ago

Scientists in Antarctica investigating effect of climate change

King George Island is a remote speck of ice-covered mountains at the far north of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is also the nearest thing in Antarctica to an accessible destination. Every summer, hundreds of scientists fly down from the bottom of ...
 ABC Online3 weeks ago

IWC experts question Japan's new whaling plan

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) -A panel of experts from the International Whaling Commission on Monday questioned Japan's new Antarctic whaling plan, telling it to provide more information to justify the killings. Their comments were a fresh setback for ...
 MENAFN1 month ago

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

Though 97 per cent of the Antarctic Peninsula is still covered with ice, entire valleys are now free of it, ice is thinner elsewhere. CAPE LEGOUPIL: From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to ...
 Economic Times2 months ago

Climate change is messing with gravity again

The Southern Antarctic Peninsula has dropped the iceequivalent of350,000 Empire State buildings into the ocean since 2009, according to new research in the journal Science . This level of ice loss is so great that it has actually caused a small ...
 Grist Magazine3 days ago Antarctic Ice In Southern Peninsula Suddenly Started Melting In 2009, And Loss Is Equivalent To 350,000 Empire State Buildings  Hngn.com3 days ago CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula  European Space Agency3 days ago Sudden Ice Loss in Antarctic Peninsula Measured | Video  LiveScience.com4 days ago

Antarctic glaciers lose ice in surprise collapse

Glaciers in the Antarctic Peninsula are said to be in a surprise collapse, as concern grows at the region's rapid deterioration under climate change. A warming ocean is eating into glacier fronts along the southern coast of the peninsula, pouring ...
 Canberra Times4 days ago
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